Aupctre National Women Commission hold 1st Aupctre Women Conference Today
The Amalgamated Union Of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical And Recreational Services Employees Aupctre hold their first annual conference on Thursday, 20th September, 2018 in Abuja, under the theme ” Violence and harrassment against women and children.”
Cross section of Executives and Vice- President at high table
Speaking after the paper presentation and well wish messages from stakeholders, Comrade Yusuf Buba in an interactive media chat called on the participants to imbibe lessons learnt from the lectures delivered by the outgoing Chairperson of the commission, Deaconess Mercy Okezie, in their daily lives, and to always have the progress of the union in all they do in lives.
Comrade Yusuf Buba in an interview chat.
spoke further on the relevance of the roles women plays in our society and need to accord them recognition in all activities that affects them.
The vice -President of the union, Comrade Abdullahi Mohammed Balange, stressed the need to give women more leadership responsibilities given to economic contribution they can contribute to the economic development of the country.
New Elected Executives of the commission
In her remark, Chairperson of the commission, Deaconess Mercy iheoma Okezie attributed the achievements so far recorded by the commission to the cooperation and support of the women,
adding that their remarkable scorecard is a testimony to the ability of women to when given leadership positions.
Newly elected National Chairperson of Women Commission at the middle, Comrd. Lami Longse
The event saw the inauguration of the new cabinet who are going to steer the affairs of the commission for four years.
The newly elected Chairperson, Comrade Lami Longe, in a chat with journalists spoke about her agendas.
“I have so many innovative ideas and projects to inject into the existing system. But my first priority will be in area of skill acquisitions for members, starting from grassroots because I believe that grassroots orientation and skill acquisition are what will keep the commission members economical and productively going, even after leaving the service”. she said.
She went further to emphasise that the learning of new skills will create new kind of confidence in them, as it will enable them have something to fall into even in retirement.
The conference was well attended with over
125 delegates from all the 36 States in Nigeria including Federal Capital territory (FCT) in attendance.